The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 76 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 33 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 1.50% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 2.87% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 1
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +110.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (64.29%) C#
3 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (55.36%) SQL
4 31 (55.36%) Windows
5 30 (53.57%) HTML
6 24 (42.86%) Information Security
7 22 (39.29%) SharePoint
8 15 (26.79%) Finance
8 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (25.00%) CMS
9 14 (25.00%) DNS
9 14 (25.00%) HTTPS
9 14 (25.00%) SMTP
9 14 (25.00%) FTP
9 14 (25.00%) HTTP
10 13 (23.21%) VMware
11 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 12 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) IIS
13 10 (17.86%) Fault Management
13 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
14 9 (16.07%) Lync

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (25.00%) CMS
3 10 (17.86%) IIS
4 9 (16.07%) Lync
5 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.79%) Apache
9 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) FTP
1 14 (25.00%) HTTP
1 14 (25.00%) SMTP
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
1 14 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) SAN
4 6 (10.71%) VPN
4 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) VoIP
7 3 (5.36%) IPsec
7 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) SSH
8 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Support Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Applications Support
3 15 (26.79%) DBA
4 13 (23.21%) SQL DBA
5 9 (16.07%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) IT Support
7 7 (12.50%) Administrator
8 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Server Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Management Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 8 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Phone
8 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.36%) UNIX
10 2 (3.57%) CentOS
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 24 (42.86%) Information Security
3 12 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
4 10 (17.86%) Fault Management
5 8 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
9 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.57%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.79%) Web Design
10 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) MCP
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) CCA
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) CCAA
4 2 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) XenServer
5 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Intune
2 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) Perforce
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Brocade
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter